Lateef wants response against Enyimba
• Akpokona apologises to fans
By Taofeek Babalola
Crown FC shot-stopper Raji Lateef said he is full of confidence going into the week 10 Glo Premier League fixture against Enyimba FC at the Aba Township stadium on Wednesday.
Lateef added that the club has shrugged-off the agonizing experience of last weekend’s result at home, which ended 1-1 against Nembe City.
He insisting that the club’s hopes and aspirations are not defeated, stressing that the result was an indication that anything can happen in the game of football.
“If Nembe City who’s yet to find their feat in the league could garner a point in the full glare of our spectators and fans then it is our time to shine on the road beginning from this mid-week match against Enyimba FC in Aba,” Lateef said.
Meanwhile, the Technical Adviser of the club, Lawrence Akpokona has apologised to the teeming fans of the club on the unimpressive outing against Nembe City, adding that there are better days to remedy the situation.
Akpokona while calming the fray nerves of the supporters maintained that the hopes and aspirations attached to his job is still much intact and that he is not ready to jettison it for anything.
“Although, Enyimba is a tough side but the league is still much open for any serious team to pick points anywhere,” Akpokona said.
The outcome of Sunday’s game against Nembe City means Ajilete Boys dropped to 6th position on the log with 13 points from 9 matches.